Aug
18
Fri
2017
Big Bear Lake, California Boat Show
Aug 18 – Aug 20 all-day

Southern California Chapter of ACBS sponsors this weekend at Big Bear Lake.

Aug
25
Fri
2017
2017 Charlotte Antique and Classic Boat Show @ Trump National Golf and Country Club
Aug 25 – Aug 26 all-day

Blue Ridge Chapter holds its 2017 Charlotte Antique and Classic Boat Show at the Trump National Golf Club Charlotte.

The location is 120 Trump Square Mooresville, North Carolina 28117

Aug
26
Sat
2017
35th Annual Antique & Classic Boat Festival in Salem, Massachusetts @ Brewer Hawthorne Cove Marina
Aug 26 – Aug 27 all-day
35th Annual Antique & Classic Boat Festival in Salem, Massachusetts @ Brewer Hawthorne Cove Marina | Salem | Massachusetts | United States

Ahoy! You don’t get to see boats like this every day! 

See a wonderful variety of rare vintage motor yachts and sailboats.  Meet skippers and crews and vote for your favorite boats.  Children get to make their own wee boat, and all can board real ones. Boat rides, crafts market, artists, old-time band music, the Blessing of the Fleet and more!

Boats don’t have to be in show condition; they can be works-in-progress.  The spirit of the Festival is to gather together the grand old craft and all who love them.

August 26-27, 2017  (Sat., 11 am-5 pm; Sun., 11 am-3 pm)

Brewer Hawthorne Cove Marina,  10 White St., Salem, Massachusetts

$5, children under 12 free

Info & Boat Entry:  617-666-8530, 978-448-6757, www.boatfestival.org

44th Annual Lake George Rendezvous @ Lake George Village Docks
Aug 26 all-day

  44th Annual Lake George Rendezvous will be held on August 26th at the Lake George Village docks.

Friday night reception, show, and awards dinner Saturday.

Check the Adirondack Chapter website for the latest details.

 

Holland Museum Vintage Boat Show @ Holland Museum
Aug 26 all-day

Holland Museum Vintage Boat Show

Date:  Saturday, August 26, 2017

Location: Holland, Michigan

Contact: Holland Museum, 616-796-3329

Panerai Newport Classic Yacht Regatta-Classic Powerboat Rendezvous @ IYRS School of Technology & Trades
Aug 26 all-day

9:30a: Mandatory Skippers’ Meeting

11:55a: First Warning Signal – Bristol to Newport Rendezvous

6p-8p: Welcome Cocktail Party at IYRS SCHOOL OF TECHNOLOGY & TRADES

449 THAMES STREET, NEWPORT RI

 

The 38th Annual Panerai Newport Classic Yacht Regatta (PNCYR) has added a classic motor yacht rally from Bristol, Rhode Island to Newport, Rhode Island. All classic motor yachts are invited to attend and rally to Newport on Saturday where they’ll congregate at  the Alofsin Piers at Sail Newport/Fort Adams State Park after racing. From there all are invited to a cocktail party at IYRS from 6p-8p.

 

To register, please contact Jenny at [email protected] or 401-848-5777 ext. 231 and for more information, please visit http://iyrs.edu/cyr

 

 

Philadelphia Chapter Annual 2017 Boat Show Stone Harbor Yacht Club @ Stone Harbor Yacht Club
Aug 26 all-day
18th Annual Columbia Willamette Chapter Boat Show @ Lake Oswego
Aug 26 – Aug 27 all-day

 

Columbia-Willamette Chapter Boat Show

August 26th and 27th.       Come to private Lake Oswego, Oregon for the 18th annual Oswego Heritage Council’s / Columbia Willamette Chapter of ACBS Antique & Collector Car and Wooden Boat Show.  

Three venues accommodate about 300 cars, 40 wooden boats on the lake and Portland’s own Higgins PT 658 restored Patrol Torpedo boat and larger cruisers on the Willamette River.   The wonderful folks in Lake Oswego open up the lake for us only one weekend a year!

For additional information contact Mike Stevens @ 503-784-3850 

2017 Coeur d’Alene Classic Boat Show @ Coeur d'Alene Resort Boardwalk
Aug 26 – Aug 27 all-day

 

 

Inland Empire Chapter invites you to the annual Coeur d’Alene Classic Boat Show.

Sep
1
Fri
2017
2017 Priest Lake Dry Rot Boat Show & Parade @ Priest Lake, Idaho
Sep 1 – Sep 4 all-day

 

The Priest Lake Dry Rot Boat Show & Parade Sponsored by the ACBS Inland Empire Chapter will be September 1st thru September 4th, 2017.

Sep
2
Sat
2017
2017 Lake Vermilion BOATING Show @ The Landing Restaurant
Sep 2 – Sep 4 all-day
2017 Lake Vermilion BOATING Show @ The Landing Restaurant | Cook | Minnesota | United States

Lake Vermilion, Minnesota “Boating” Show is Sunday, Sept 3, 2017.

Lake Vermilion “Boating” Show, as we want to put the emphasis on Boating, is at The Landing Restaurant, Cook, MN on beautiful Lake Vermilion in northeastern Minnesota.  

Registration:  $45.00.  Our show is Sunday, September 3rd from noon to 4:00 pm. 

However, the boating begins on Saturday the 2nd with a guided tour of the west end of Vermilion, a break for lunch, then more boating.

Saturday night is the Skippers dinner which is included with your registration. 

Sleep in on Sunday or boat to your favorite breakfast spot before the show.  Monday we have a guided tour to the east end of the lake with a break for lunch.  

Contact:  Jeff Stebbins 218-666-5556 or [email protected] for more information and registration.

Sep
3
Sun
2017
2017 Pre-Events Day 1 @ Lambeau Field, Green Bay, WI
Sep 3 all-day
2017 Pre-Events Day 1 @ Lambeau Field, Green Bay, WI | Green Bay | Wisconsin | United States

Sunday at Lambeau Field DAY 1-SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 3, 2017 Green Bay

Wisconsin…. home to beer, cheese, sausage and of course, the Green Bay Packers!!  On Sunday September 3rd, start your visit to Wisconsin with a tour of Lambeau Field home of the Green Bay Packers. Learn about the incredible history of the Green Bay Packers, feel the indomitable spirit and impassioned energy that makes the Packers and Lambeau field so endearing.  You will experience a visit on the field, go inside a locker room, visit a private suite, walk through the player’s tunnel, and tour the Packers Hall of Fame.

Tours will be conducted at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.  Each tour will be approximately two hours. There is space in the stadium parking lot for your tow vehicle and boat. There will be opportunity to have your boat’s picture taken in front of Lambeau Field.  Definitely a unique photo opportunity!  Sunday night dinner is your choice.  There is a restaurant at Lambeau Field, 1919 Kitchen & Tap.  Also, there are other nearby restaurants in Green Bay or wait until you arrive in Oshkosh.  There are restaurants within walking distance of the hotel.

After Lambeau Field we’ll take a short drive south to Oshkosh to get ready for some serious boating. 

Hotel accommodations for Sunday and Monday night are at the Best Western Waterfront Hotel and Convention Center.  The hotel has a Ground Round restaurant for those who are wanting dinner or a beverage.  There is parking for vehicles and boats across the street from the convention center. 

  • Best Western Waterfront Hotel and Convention Center-$99.99/night
    1 N. Main Street, Oshkosh WI 54901
    1-920-230-1900     1-855-230-1900
    Mention “Glacier Lakes” to reserve room
  • www.oshkoshwaterfronthotel.com 

The hotel is on the river with many first come first serve municipal docks in front, we do have the ability to leave some boats in the water Sunday thru Monday.

Sep
4
Mon
2017
2017 Pre-Events Day 2 @ Fox River, Oshkosh to Winneconne
Sep 4 all-day
2017 Pre-Events Day 2 @ Fox River, Oshkosh to Winneconne | Oshkosh | Wisconsin | United States

The 2017 ACBS Pre-Event Cruise starts here.

DAY 2-MONDAY SEPTEMBER 4, 2017 OSHKOSH

Get some breakfast (Ground Round restaurant at the hotel or nearby restaurant), then we’ll launch the boats early in the morning from Rainbow Park on the Fox River.  The park is a short drive from the hotel, on the “other side of the river”.  There is a large parking lot for vehicles and trailers.

There are municipal docks (first come, first serve) in front of the hotel.

Enjoy your Labor Day cruising the waters of the Fox River Valley in Oshkosh, a fun and exciting river town with lots of natural resources and boating history.  The city of Oshkosh, named for Menomonie Indian Chief Oshkosh, first was established as a fur trading center.  The fur trade was quickly diminished by the lumber industry.  The navigable waterways provided easy access for lumber companies to get their products to the markets.  Oshkosh was known as the “Sawdust Capital of the World”. 

Of course, there are a few breweries in town, too.  Around 1900 Oshkosh was home of the Oshkosh Brewing Company. Its Chief Oshkosh beer became a nationally distributed beer.  They coined the marketing slogan “By Gosh It’s Good.”  That’s what you’ll be saying as you cruise the waterways of the Fox River Valley and other lakes in the Wolf River Valley.  Explore the waters where Dunphy Boat Corp built runabouts from 1940 to 1965.  Enjoy the scenery with a box lunch while participating in a fun Poker Run that will guide you through some of the interesting sights of the waterways. We’ll have organized stops along the way for fuel, rest stop and poker card stop.

In the evening, we will meet Fox River Brewing restaurant to exchange stories of boating adventures over a buffet style dinner.  We’ll have awards for the best poker hand.  The restaurant has many docks out in front, participants are encouraged to drive their boats from the hotel to dinner.  Back to the hotel to rest-up for the next adventure!

  • Best Western Waterfront Hotel and Convention Center-$99.99/night
    1 N. Main Street, Oshkosh WI 54901
    1-920-230-1900     1-855-230-1900
    Mention “Glacier Lakes” to reserve room
  • www.oshkoshwaterfronthotel.com 

The hotel is on the river with many first come first serve municipal docks in front, we do have the ability to leave some boats in the water Sunday thru Monday.

Sep
5
Tue
2017
2017 Pre-Events Day 3 Madison Lakes Cruise @ Madison Lakes Cruise
Sep 5 all-day
2017 Pre-Events Day 3 Madison Lakes Cruise @ Madison Lakes Cruise | Madison | Wisconsin | United States

Tuesday is the day to cruise the Madison Lakes.

DAY 3-TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 5, 2017 MADISON

The home of the University of Wisconsin – Madison and the Wisconsin Badgers, and the Yahara Lake Chain.  The Yahara lake chain bisects the capital City of Madison and provides many miles of waterways.

We’ll start early with boat launching at 9 a.m. on Lake Waubesa.   We’ll gather at Christy’s Landing on Lake Waubesa where we’ll have coffee, juice and danishes available.  Then we’ll begin a spectacular boating excursion through Madison’s Yahara Lake Chain. ACBS members will cruise on three connected lakes (Waubesa, Monona, and Mendota) via a guided water tour that includes viewing some of Madison’s spectacular sites. Whether it is seeing the Madison skyline, cruising past the Wisconsin State Capitol, or enjoying a beverage at the University of Wisconsin Memorial Union Terrace, skippers and their crew will enjoy a full day on the water.

The tour includes passing through a unique lock system that lifts the boats to one of Wisconsin’s largest lakes. The lunch stop will be at UW Union Terrace-Sunset Deck/Tripp Commons Deck.  After lunch, we’ll take a break from boating, with tours of the UW venue (Porter Boathouse home of the UW rowing teams, Camp Randall Stadium), and Governor’s mansion.   

The day-long event culminates where we started at Christy’s Landing with its Tiki Bar and outdoor dining.  On the menu for dinner is Barbeque.   

Tuesday night hotel accommodations are at either the Country Inn or AmericInn, approximately 6 miles from Christy’s and the nearby boat launch.  Parking is available at both hotels.  Bright and early Wednesday morning we head east to the City of Milwaukee and Lake Michigan for more boating.

Mention “ACBS International Boat Show” to reserve room at either Madison hotel

Sep
6
Wed
2017
2017 Annual ACBS Meeting & International Boat Show @ Racine Civic Centre & ReefPoint Marina
Sep 6 – Sep 9 all-day
2017 Annual ACBS Meeting & International Boat Show @ Racine Civic Centre & ReefPoint Marina | Racine | Wisconsin | United States

The 2017 Annual ACBS Meeting & International Boat Show will be in Racine, Wisconsin, September 6-9.

Glacier Lakes Chapter will be the host chapter.  Their pre-events will begin in Green Bay, Wisconsin on Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017.  The International Boat Show itself will be at Reef Point Marina.

Lodging for 2017 Annual Meeting and Boat Show @ Racine Harbourwalk Hotel & Architect Hotel
Sep 6 – Sep 9 all-day

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Racine Harbourwalk

223 Gas Light Cir, Racine, WI 53403                              (262) 632-7777

(Do NOT press 1 for reservations! Simply stay on the line.)

Rooms held for “Antique and Classic Boat Society” at $149, $169, or $269/night+tx  prior to August 8, 2017

This hotel is within walking distance to Marina, Meetings, and all evening events.

Parking Ramp is adjacent.

 

Racine Architect Hotel by Marriott

7111 Washington Ave, Racine, WI 53406             call (262) 886-6100

reserve room online at The Antique & Classic Boat Society Inc.

Rooms for “Antique and Classic Boat Society” at $109 / night+tx prior to August 15, 2017

Newly renovated and gorgeous, this hotel is just 5.7 miles from the Boat Show Marina and ACBS events.

 

2017 Pre-Events Day 4 Milwaukee River Cruise @ Milwaukee River Cruise
Sep 6 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
2017 Pre-Events Day 4 Milwaukee River Cruise @ Milwaukee River Cruise | Milwaukee | Wisconsin | United States

Pre-Events final big cruise on the Milwaukee River.

DAY 4-WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 6, 2017 THE MILWAUKEE RIVER 

The area along Lake Michigan near Milwaukee was once a vast and fertile wetland.  The Native Americans living in the area called this place “Milwaukee”; “The Place Where Waters Come Together”.  Here three rivers, Milwaukee, Menomonee, and Kinnickinnic flow into Lake Michigan. The wetlands are gone, replaced by a working port and bustling community activity area. 

After launching our boats from McKinley Marina, we will travel across the protected harbor gathering at the lagoon in sight of the Milwaukee Art Museum and the Calatrava – Burke Brise Soleil.  We’ll explore the inner harbor of Milwaukee via a guided water tour.  What once were industrial arteries and buildings are now gentrified into fashionable condominiums, restaurants, and pubs.  

Test your powers of observation with a Scavenger Hunt.  See if you can find the landmarks.  Prizes will be awarded for those with the most correct answers.    A box lunch is included. 

When done with the cruise in the afternoon we’ll haul out the boats and head south to Racine to the Antique & Classic Boat Society’s Annual Meeting and International Boat Show.

Pre-Events were sponsored by the Glacier Lakes Chapter of ACBS.

2017 Annual Meeting Welcome @ Racine Civic Centre
Sep 6 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
2017 Annual Meeting Welcome @ Racine Civic Centre | Racine | Wisconsin | United States

Wednesday, Sept. 6   WELCOME to the 2017 Antique and Classic Boat Society’s Annual Event!

        8:00 am – 6:00 pm    Registration Area Open:   at Reefpoint Marina

                                                Get your Registration Bag, Deposit Auction Items

        6:00 pm     Reefpoint Brew House: Meet and Greet Caribbean Welcome Party

Hey Mon!  Been driving long?  Trailering a boat?  Or maybe you’ve been exploring the rivers of Milwaukee and are ready to kick back!  Whatever you’ve been doing, you and your family are invited to the Caribbean Welcome Party.  A VERY short walk from the hotel at Reefpoint Marina, the Reefpoint Brew House is ready to welcome you and help you relax!  Enjoy Caribbean and Jamaican food (ribs, tacos, jambalaya, jerk chicken and LOTS MORE!).  Sip a cold beer, soda or rum drink on the deck!  Catch up with old friends and meet some new ones while enjoying the sounds of the steel drum band, Tropixplosion.  All this while overlooking the marina and “show central!”  So, put on your Caribbean-styled shirt, a pair of your favorite shorts and leave the stress of driving behind!  The festivities begin at 6 pm and end when the last person stops dancing!